Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

ZANCO Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences (ZJPAS) is an international, multi-disciplinary, peer-reviewed, double-blind and open-access journal that enhances research in all fields of basic and applied sciences through the publication of high-quality articles that describe significant and novel works; and advance knowledge in a diversity of scientific fields.

ZJPAS welcomes submission of articles from all aspect of basic and applied science (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geology and Mathematics), environmental Science, agriculture, engineering, information technology, petroleum and biomedical sciences, also from cross-disciplinary fields.

ZJPAS is published one volume, 6 issues per year. All accepted articles are granted free online immediately after publication, which permits its users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of its articles, thus facilitating access to a broad readership.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Publication Frequency

Frequency: Published one volume, 6 issues per year.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...


Copyright and Reprint Permission

It is the policy of ZANCO to own the copyright to the technical contributions it publishes and to facilitate the appropriate reuse of this material by others. Photocopying is permitted with credit to the source for individuals for individual use. All ZANCO Journals are Open Access Journals.


Editorial Team

Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Ibrahim I. Hamarash

Secretary of Editorial Board: Dr.Abbas B. Qadir Salihi

Editorial Board:

Prof. Dr. Tariq Hama Karim... College of Agriculture

Prof. Dr. Azad I. Amin.... College of Basic Education

Prof. Dr. Ismail H. Ali...College of Agriculture

Asst. Prof. Dr. Fikry A. Qadir...College of Science

Asst. Prof. Dr. Feirusha S. Hamad...College of Engineering

Asst. Prof. Dr. Najhad A. Hussein...College of Engineering

Asst. Prof. Dr. Hasan H. Abdulla...College of Education

Asst. Prof. Dr. Taha H. Ali... 

Asst. Prof. Dr.  Rebwar O. Hussein...College of Science

Asst. Prof. Dr. Samah A. Mustafa...College of Engineering

Assistant Prof. Dr. Asaad Hamid Ismail... College of Education



Management Staff

Technical department:

1.Mrs.Snoor Faisal Aziz

2.Mrs.Leyla Hamid Muhammed

3.Mr. Khder Hussein Rasul

4.Mr. Ary Abdullah Azeez

5.Mrs. Nawroz Faisal Ahmed

6.Mrs. Srood Hadi Muhammed